Nigeria youngster Nathan Tella has disclosed why he has played a lot of games for Southampton this season. The Nigerian winger started his career at Arsenal before moving to Southampton in 2017.
The 21-year-old winger stated that his ability to play several positions – the reason he has enjoyed a lot of playing time under manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.
Born in Stevenage, Nathan can play on both wings and as an attacking winger because of his skills, pace, and technical ability.
Speaking to Hampshire Live, the Nigerian descent winger declares his readiness to play any position on the pitch, although he has a favourite wing.
“Just on the pitch, I want to play.
“I have a preference – where I want to play, but I am just happy wherever the manager calls me to come on and play. I want to do that – I want to do that to the best of my ability.
“I don’t want to be one of those players who can only play in one position. I think my versatility has helped me play as much as I have played this season.
“I am just thankful the manager can trust me to play in various positions.”
Nathan Tella has featured in thirteen Premier League games, starting four, and coming from the bench in nine games.